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Accountant/Senior Bookkeeper

  • Location: NW London
  • Sector: Accounting

Overview of Role:


The individual will assist with various financial functions related to management and operations including: accounting and reporting, cash management, corporate management, tax and audit and general admin.


Key Roles, Tasks and Responsibilities

The accountant will be responsible for financial management, operational and administrative issues in respect of all companies to which the company provides services, as well as of the company itself and its affiliates. Responsibilities shall include (but not be limited to) the following:


Accounting:

• Timely monitoring of reporting of service providers’ reporting (e.g. accountants, operating partners and property managers) 

• Processing and review of bookkeeping   

• Preparation and review of annual accounts / audited accounts

• Assist with the implementation and maintenance of various accounting/reporting systems

• Assist with the preparation of VAT returns in the UK and the EU (EC sales)

• Preparation of fee schedules and sales invoices


Cash Management:

• Monitoring of cash activities – in particular rental income, interest payments etc.

• Preparation of cash balance reports

• Preparation of expense and recharge reports

• Preparation of online payments for authorization


Reporting:

• Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports (e.g. management accounts) to clients and other third parties 

• Correspondence with services providers (e.g. to request additional information, clarify accounting issues etc.)


Audit and tax:

• Assist with compiling information and support documentation for audits, tax returns and tax audits

• Review of tax return 

• Correspondence with HMRC


Corporate Management:

• Maintenance of corporate database

• Obtaining legal corporate documents when required

• Coordinating signature of legal documentation, and other processes involving corporate managers in various locations

• Monitoring corporate costs and payments

• Ad hoc assistance with day-to-day operational and administrative issues


Person Specification


Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential:

a) Bookkeeping and accounting knowledge and experience

b) Understanding of multi-currency accounting

c) Experience with online accounting systems


Desirable:

d) Accounting qualification

e) Tax knowledge

f) Knowledge of QuickBooks / Kashflow


Experience

Essential:

a) 2- 5 years of relevant experience

Desirable:

c) Experience in asset management operations / family office


Skills/Abilities

Essential:

a) Advanced Excel

b) Strong organisational skills

c) Strong analytical skills

d) Excellent interpersonal skills

e) Written and verbal communications

f) Team player


This is a full time role but we will consider 4 days per week.


For more information and to apply please contact yael@theworkavenue.org.uk